Fun Christmas Baking Ideas for the Holiday Season

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Baking is a labour of love not to be rushed, which is why the holidays are the perfect time to flaunt your baking skills. We’ve rounded up fun Christmas baking ideas for you and the family to try this holiday season.

Fun Christmas Baking Ideas

Christmas Cupcakes

Nothing says ‘Merry Christmas’ like these festive-themed cupcakes. The kids will have heaps of fun making these; let them go wild with the sprinkles – the more, the merrier!

Recipe for Christmas Cupcakes

Celebration Chocolate Wreath Cake

Get into the festive mood with this celebration chocolate wreath cake. Top with candied orange wheels, and treat yourself and guests to some bubbles.

Recipe for Celebration Chocolate Wreath Cake

Cranberry Loaf with White Choc Cream Cheese Drizzle

A festive loaf dotted with tart cranberries and topped with yummy frosting.

Recipe for Cranberry Loaf with White Choc Cream Cheese Drizzle

Mini Pavlovas with Seasonal Fruit

Elevate celebrations with these party-ready pavlovas and enjoy with a glass of bubbly.

Recipe for Mini Pavlovas with Seasonal Fruit

fun Christmas baking ideas Baby Gingerbread house
fun Christmas baking ideas Candy Cane meringue

Baby Gingerbread House

Because who wouldn’t want a gingerbread house on their dessert table? Go wild decorating with your favourite sweets. Download this Gingerbread House template.

Recipe for Gingerbread House

Minty Candy Cane Meringues

Decorate your desserts in the official Christmas colours of red and white.

Recipe for Candy Cane Meringues

fun Christmas baking ideas Berry Christmas Mince Pies
fun Christmas baking ideas Ultimate Christmas Mince Tart

Very Berry Christmas Mince Pies

Mince pies are sure to make an appearance on the holiday menu. If you’re looking to spice them up, try our berry-filled pies.

Recipe for Berry Mince Pies

The Ultimate Christmas Mince Tart

If bite-sized treats aren’t your thing, then this full-sized tart ought to do the trick.

Recipe for Christmas Mince Tart

fun Christmas baking ideas Christmas Raspberry Jolly Jammers
fun Christmas baking ideas Dutch Speculaas

Christmas Raspberry Jolly Jammers

Get those creative muscles going with this recipe for Jolly Jammers – the Christmas edition. Let the kids join in for a little holiday fun.

Recipe for Raspberry Jolly Jammers

Traditional Dutch Speculaas

There are so many wonderfully yummy Christmas traditions out there. We love this recipe for Dutch speculaas – you won’t be able to stop at just one.

Recipe for Dutch Speculaas

fun Christmas baking ideas Almond Tea Cookies
fun Christmas baking ideas Trifle Doughnuts

Almond Tea Cookies

Don’t forget to leave some cookies out for Santa this year. You’re sure to score some brownie points with these!

Recipe for Almond Tea Cookies

Trifle Doughnuts

These amazing custard and berry compote-filled doughnuts are topped with white chocolate, and are the perfect festive guilty pleasure.

Recipe for Trifle Doughnuts

fun Christmas baking ideas Millionaire Gingerbread
fun Christmas baking ideas Fruit Mince Macarons

Millionaire’s Gingerbread

These Millionaire’s Gingerbread treats have the perfect balance of spicy ginger flavour, sweet caramel and bitter chocolate. Great as an edible gift for a friend with a sweet tooth.

Recipe for Millionaire’s Gingerbread

Fruit Mince Macaron

This festive twist on a macaron is filled with cream cheese and fruit mince – it may just give the old mince pie a run for its money!

Recipe for Fruit Mince Macaron

fun Christmas baking ideas Gingerbread Bundt Vanilla Ginger Cream Cheese Icing
fun Christmas baking ideas Festive Biscuit Custard Layer Cake

Gingerbread Bundt Vanilla Ginger Cream Cheese Icing

This festive cake is filled and topped with cream cheese – a deliciously rich treat.

Recipe for Gingerbread Bundt

Festive Biscuit Custard Layer Cake

Seven layers of biscuit, with a creamy custard filling infused with festive flavours.

Recipe for festive Biscuit Custard Layer Cake

fun Christmas baking ideas Strawberry Blueberry Tart
fun Christmas baking ideas

Strawberry & Blueberry Tart

Summery berry heaven – perfect for Christmas baking.

Recipe for Strawberry & Blueberry Tart

Traditional Christmas Pudding With Drunk Cherries

A little time-consuming to make, but worth every bite!

Recipe for Christmas Pudding

Vegan Chocolate Bundt Cake with Avocado Oil

A decadently dark and rich chocolate cake that is perfect for special occasions.

Recipe for Vegan Chocolate Bundt Cake

Festive Black Forest Pavlova

Wow your guests with this showstopping dessert; this will be a hit any time of the year.

Recipe for Black Forest Pavlova

Have yet to find the perfect gift for your foodie friend? Try making one of these Edible Gift Ideas for the Festive Season.

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